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6 Ideas for a Budget Bathroom Makeover

Posted 01/04/14

Whether its lighting or plumbing fixtures, cabinetry or new tiles, you can give the bathroom a whole new look with a budget bathroom makeover.  A fresh coat of paint or using drywall to provide texture are two great ways to update the walls. Budget bathroom makeover ideas If you want to go one s

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Need to Add an Extra Bedroom for Your Kids?

Posted 10/11/16

Kiwi parents have on average 1.9 kids, which works fine for those who have three bedroom homes. Except when you have more than two children, have guests over to stay or want to use a bedroom as a study or home office. That’s when adding on an extra bedroom for your kids is a great solution to gi

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Understanding the Differences Among Tradespeople Accreditations

Posted 08/06/17

What does that trade logo on your tradie's website or vehicle mean? What benefit can it provide you, the homeowner? Read on to find out more about national trade accreditations in New Zealand... Some industry accreditations are mandatory, as government regulations require that certain wor

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Top 5 Home Remodelling Trends in New Zealand

Posted 04/06/13

Here's two great questions to ask yourself. How much better your home would be to live in with a few upgrades? Would seeing the latest home remodelling trends in your property make you feel great? There’s no time like the present to start on some home renovations and improve the quality of your life

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Decking - Choosing the Right Material for Your Home

Posted 28/09/17

Timber is the most obvious choice for building a deck but we there are two more popular options that are worth some consideration. We take a look... Types of Decking Materials There are three main types of materials used when building a deck: timber, concrete and composite timber. Timber

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5 Tips for Spring Home Renovations

Posted 29/10/14

We've talked to industry insiders and experts, and have put together a list of our top 5 tips for getting started your spring home renovations. Spring home renovations Coming out of a cold winter, spring home renovations may seem like a daunting prospect.  Yes, you've been thinking about i

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The Tiny Home Movement in New Zealand

Posted 18/03/15

The tiny home movement is a trend that seems to be here to stay. But why has this movement gained so much traction? Is it a genuine trend that’s both socially and economically advantageous? Or is it just the next not-so-big thing in house design?... Exploring NZ's tiny home movement Since

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Cabinet Makers - what do they do?

Posted 05/11/10

Cabinet makers use woodworking skills to create cabinets, shelving and furniture. The fundamental focus of cabinet makers is the production of cabinetry. Although they may also produce items that would not be recognised as cabinets, however the same skills and techniques apply. A cabinet may b

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8 Questions You Should Ask a Kitchen Contractor

Posted 23/04/13

Whether you are remodelling your kitchen or ripping it out, you need to speak with a kitchen contractor. You also need to have some ideas about what you'd like your new kitchen to look like.  Kiwi kitchens are often busy spaces where activities as diverse as socializing, preparing meals or doing

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Recent jobs posted

Check out how homeowners like you are using Carpenters on Builderscrack to build, repair and improve their homes right now.

Fulton lane

Posted 3 months ago

at the moment there are two decks needed one is ... and the other is ... both decks are 400mm above ground there is a deck at the front just not sure on size yet there will be more decking to be done house is two months away from complete.

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Build subfloor for new deck

Posted 4 months ago

I need help building a new kwila deck (simple plan attached). Please provide prices for 1) a full build 2) installing and levelling the piles. The finished floor level is approx. 400mm above ground - though the lawn has been built up higher where the deck be. I'm happy to provide materials through a trade account if that works out to be cost effective.

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Window

Posted 3 days ago

Repair or replace split post woodwork on window frame, readjust window to close gap.

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Deck and pergola

Posted 2 months ago

Just looking to get a deck and pergola add on the to house, with possibly a few benches around one side and enough room for a bbq, It’s quite a big area also sort of on L shaped deck

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Replace Barge Boards

Posted 3 months ago

The barge boards at the front of the house require replacing due to borer damage. Over head lines attach to the barge board at the front of the house. Working height approximately 5 - 6 meters. Old house build year 1919. Approximate length of both boards approx 6 meters.

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Bus Conversion

Posted 1 week ago

Looking for a joiner or boat builder, semi retired or otherwise. To finish cabinetry and fit out of our bus Conversion. Redo whole kitchen, cupboards, bed etc. Someone with an eye for detail and the time to care

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Roughly 50sq deck L shape

Posted 2 months ago

After a rough 50sq deck L shape kwila with steps. Rough estimate

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Mount Shape onto Board

Posted 4 months ago

I want a stainless steel shape that I have already mounted onto timber. They are for awards for come competitions. I would like Rimu glued together then shaped in an oval or sheld shape.

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Fulton lane #2

Posted 3 months ago

at the moment there are two decks needed one is ... and the other is ... both decks are 400mm above ground there is a deck at the front just not sure on size yet there will be more decking to be done house is two months away from complete.

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Pergola and patio need

Posted 7 months ago

I need and extention to a patio and pergola built. Want this done befor November.

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Cut a manhole

Posted 3 months ago

Cut a manhole to go to the roof space

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New Decking

Posted 4 months ago

Build decking 16 mtr long x 3 mtr wide

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Bathroom and kitchen remodel

Posted 5 months ago

Some doors and small partition walls to move, then a small kitchen and bathroom to fit out. Early next year.

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Door replacement

Posted 5 months ago

Take off old back door. Install new door. New hardware needed (hinges, handle, strike plate, lock).

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Exterior repairs of 1920's weatherboard house

Posted 2 months ago

Require repairs to exterior of house prior to painting. Areas requiring work include; replacement of barge boards, replacement of a few lengths of weatherboard, repair numerous cracks in ring foundation, replace sections of guttering fascia board, repair/replace timber/shingles of window awnings. House is approx 145 sqm. Looking for work to be completed asap.

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Two decks and small step to entrance

Posted 4 months ago

3 jobs (costed separately) : New deck on flat ground 4.2m by 3.8m (Kwila or similar) New deck on slight slope/ elevated ground (30cm-40cm) - 2.0m by 5.6m Small step for entrance - 1.8m by 1.7m Will only consider quotes from experienced professionals using quality products, materials, fittings. Timeframe flexible

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New Deck / BBQ area

Posted 5 months ago

New deck to be built at ground level. Approx 36/40 m2. Pergola also. Will be installing a pizza oven and argie bbq. Happy to assist where required.

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Weathboards

Posted 4 months ago

I have some rotten weatherboards that need replaceing and some odd job's to do inside the house. Not sure what it will cost that is why I'm needing you to come have a look

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18 x 3 m deck to be built under current varandah

Posted 6 months ago

Hi I'm looking for quotes for an 18 x 3 m deck with ramp and steps at our lifestyle property in Cust. We will require this to be built within 3-4 weeks.

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Deck extension

Posted 2 weeks ago

extend the deck where i have put a outdoor area. and put in pavers in front of a fire.

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Recent carpentry reviews

With over 162,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

2decks to built Okuku

Work carried out by an employee of the company

2nd July 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Deck Steps

Work carried out by the owner/operator

2nd July 2019

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Prep and repaint deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

17th October 2018

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 4
Communication
 4

Repairs in Oxford

Work carried out by the owner/operator

29th May 2018

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Small kitchen joiner job

Work carried out by the owner/operator

7th December 2018

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Deck/Porch Replacement

Work carried out by the owner/operator

9th July 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Door replacement

Work carried out by the owner/operator

16th December 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Cut a manhole

Work carried out by the owner/operator

10th March 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 3
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Joinery Laminate fixing and fitting

Work carried out by the owner/operator

9th November 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 4
Communication
 5

New T&G flooring for an 1860’s kitchen and entrance - ASAP

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th October 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

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Our trusted tradies will respond to your job, often within a few minutes. You decide who you want to communicate with. You’re in control the whole way.

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A White Creative Construction

Joined February 2017

Hi There. I'm a builder with background in boat building and high end architectural work, but lots of diverse experience in many areas. I pride myself on attention to detail, great finishing and thinking outside the square.

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Limitless Property Services

Joined December 2019

**Covid 19 update** As per govt level 3 lockdown instructions, I will be able to resume working providing I stick to strict Health and Safety rules. I am more than happy to work in with you for contactless services. My name is Dan and I am a local from Christchurch. I am currently living in the Selwyn area where I have just built a house. I am a qualified LBP licensed builder with 13...

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Dans Renovations

Joined February 2018

Dan's Renovations is a small company run by the owner Daniel. Dan has his NZQA level 4 in carpentry and has been doing building & renovating for 15 years all over Africa and in Chrischurch for the last 6 years. He has done many jobs for home owners in Christchurch with good results. He specialises in bathroom renos, kitchen renos, car ports, house extensions, decks, fences, veggie gardens, garage...

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Think Construction Ltd.

Joined March 2010

Company Profile: We are a building company specialising in residential projects from small alterations to new house builds. We work with the client from the design concept through to the completion of your project (or anywhere in between). We work closely with designers (yours or ours), to ensure continuity and confidence in your build, from concept to completion. Personal Profile: Direct...

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Kiwili Group Limited

Joined February 2020

Hi, We are specialised in House Renovation, Extension, Landscaping, Building Sites Cleaning, Home Cleaning & Commercial Cleaning. We give competitive quotes and endeavor to get job done on time with top quality. We look forward to provide Excellent Services for you!! Kitchen & Bathroom Renovation | Landscaping | Extension | Project Management | Building Sites Cleaning | Home Cleaning | Comme...

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Forman and Foley Construction Limited

Joined February 2020

We are a small company comprised of two experienced builders, who have each worked in the construction industry for 13 years. We have both been involved in a range of work from earthquake repairs to renovations, landscaping and new builds, so can cover a wide variety of work. We are approachable, good communicators, and take great pride in our work. Contact Tobias (Toby) Foley on 0272799641 or Le...

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R W Steele Builders Ltd

Joined September 2010

We are a 50 year old family business. Work undertaken is of a professional standard. We believe customer satisfaction is the utmost, wtih immense attention being paid to detail. A high level of communication is necessary. All types of work are undertaken, whether this be a new home, alterations or additions to existing homes, kitchen and bathroom upgrades, decks and pergolas. We have the ab...

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Just Call Graham

Joined February 2020

Local tradesman based in Kaiapoi. No job too small. I specialise in recycling materials (particularly timber for fencing). This saves you money and the environment! I can plaster and paint - this also keeps the cost down for you. I have been working the painting and decorating business for about ten years so there's not much I don't know about plastering and painting, interior and exterior....

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Black Hill Ltd

Joined February 2018

Hi, we've been landscaping and building retaining walls for over 7 years. We take care of all aspects of landscaping, earthworks and landscape construction. We offer a full service on retaining walls from design, engineering and construction both large and small and specialise in hard access hill work. We pride ourselves on providing an excellent service and a quality job and are happy to share ou...

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TW Plastering and Building

Joined April 2015

I am a highly experienced builder with great attention to detail. I truly believe in making the customer happy, even if something is difficult to achieve, the homeowner comes first. I have a great track record of positive feedback, I have added some to the photos section. Please feel free to take a read, I am very proud of my work. Please search my business name in Facebook to see photos of pre...

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Level View Residential

Joined February 2018

Qualified Carpenter,experience in new homes repairs renovations maintenance offering quality competitive building service reliable and honest carpentry LBP 17 years in the trade.

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Unique Built

Joined November 2019

For quality workmanship look no further. At Unique Built we cover a range of work from your everyday handyman jobs right up to newly built homes and everything in between.

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Superior property maintenance

Joined October 2019

Hey, I've been in the building industry for 10years and now bring that knowledge to Superior Property Maintenance. Meeting all your property needs. Everything from odd jobs to renovations with a superior finish. Click for a no obligation free competitive free quote.

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Marks maintenance ltd

Joined October 2013

Hi there, My name is Craig and i have been in the building & painting industry for over 32 years. I'm a qualified cabinetmaker and joiner. No job is too small. Please contact me to discuss my experience and check out my website. www.marksmaintenance.co.nz I take great pride in my work and I look forward to being of service. Regards Craig

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CJs Repairs

Joined February 2020

I am a sole trader mainly doing small construction and repairs to residential buildings. I offer a bit of everything and like to turn my hand to a creative solution for unusual projects

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Natural construction

Joined January 2018

Hello there, glad you have taken the time to read our information, We specialise in renovations, decks, pergolas, new builds, and of course no job is to small, We believe its the little things that count. My team are professional, qualified builders who love what they do, not to mention we are Certified and Master Builders and licensed building practitioners, for your peace of mind But most...

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Mark Smith Builders

Joined February 2012

Mark Smith Builders established in 2009, with 13 years experience we specialise in all aspects of residential buildings, architectural homes, hill sites, alterations and repair work. Mark has developed strong relationships with the people of Canterbury helping with the Christchurch rebuild. As a licensed building practitioner (LBP) you can rest assure your home is getting built by a qualified bu...

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Able 2

Joined October 2008

Painting, Plastering, Tiling, Construction of Fences and Decks, Bathroom and Kitchen Renovation and Installation, Wood Burner Installation, Project management. Im your one stop shop to take care of your project.

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JPL Construction

Joined August 2018

Hi, I run a small building company specializing in bathroom renovations and decks, general building, alterations and maintenance. I am professional, competitive on price and pride myself on having satisfied customer's. I can project manage your work from start to completion handling all the council and architect requirement's and providing all the subtrades required.

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Gibson Building Services

Joined July 2019

Hi there. I am a NZ qualified builder and work for an architectural building company based in Christchurch, specialising repair work and new builds. I am experienced and passionate about building, joinery and woodwork. You will see in my profile photos some examples of the building/renovation work that I do, as well as handcrafted/refurbished furniture and cabinetry. No job is too small, I’m alway...

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